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Electronic Orders Available Now

CSCL is pleased to be able to offer referrers the option to use eOrders. eOrders (electronic orders) allow you to create and send laboratory requests electronically with greater accuracy and efficiency.  The eOrders web form is accessible directly from most practice management systems (PMS) using your current log in. eOrders sends a laboratory request directly […]

Referrer Newsletter – December 2020

In this issue: Pre-Departure Testing for ChinaElectronic Laboratory OrdersAxe The Fax UpdateContacting UsRequisition Pad OrdersHoliday Hours Read Lab Link December Issue >>>

Christmas and New Year Hours

All of our collection centres will be closed for the Christmas and New Year public holidays. St George’s Canon and Forte Health will be closed from Christmas Day until 11 January. For a full list of collection centre hours over the entire holiday period read more below. Collection Centre Holiday Hours >>>

Axe The Fax – Notification of Change

CSCL is making changes in the way we communicate with referrers. This is in response to the June 2019 Ministry of Health and Accident Compensation Commission joint communique defining secure communication within the New Zealand health sector, specifically in regards to email and faxing.  Read the Ministry Directive here Key Dates 30.09.20 Ordering of consumables […]

Change to FNA Booking System

We have made some changes to the booking process for Fine Needle Aspirates. PLEASE NOTE: Our FNA Clinic is now open Wednesday to Friday by appointment only at Northfield Collection Centre, 60 Langdons Road, Papanui. To book an appointment please email the referral form and contact details to: cscl.anatomicalpathology@sclabs.co.nz We will then contact the patient to […]

Referrer Newsletter – September

Please click below to read the latest news and information from our lab in the September issue of Lab Link

Waiting Room Poster Available

We have noticed that our call centre receives many calls from patients enquiring about bookings for routine blood tests. To help cut down on these unnecessary calls for your patients we have designed a poster that you can have in your waiting room to provide them with information that bookings are usually not required. If […]

All Faxing to Cease

In June 2019 the Ministry of Health Accident Compensation Commission released a joint communique defining secure communication within the New Zealand health sector, specifically in regards to email and faxing.  The two recommendations made by the Ministry were that: All emails be transmitted using Transport Layer Security (TSS) no later than January 2020.All analogue faxing to […]

Referrer Newsletter – August

The latest issue of Lab Link, our referrer newsletter, is now available. Please click below to read the latest news and information from our lab:

Annual Price Increase

As of 1st July 2020 there was a price increase to all non-funded laboratory tests. You can find the updated price list here: https://www.canterburyscl.co.nz/for-referrers/patient-charging/ Please note that this price increase does not apply to any CDHB funded tests.  If you require any further information please contact:                       accounts_receivable@sclabs.co.nz